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Reading For The Win At North Fork Library

By Sarah Lingenfelter — NORTH FORK — The 2016 North Fork Library Summer Reading Program concluded with four deserving grand prize readers. The theme this year emphasized athletics and achievement and the grand prizes reflected those objectives. From the children’s program, brothers Travis and Daniel Baker each won a brand new bicycle (photo above) for reading the most minutes throughout ...

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North Fork Celebrates The Library’s Sarah Lingenfelter

NORTH FORK — Anyone who has ever frequented the North Fork Library knows Sarah. And anyone who knows Sarah will want to be at the library this Friday at 3:30 p.m. to celebrate her contributions to the community and her upcoming wedding. “We want to give the community of North Fork the chance to celebrate Sarah and all she does ...

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Head Start Preschool Programs Accepting Applications

MOUNTAIN AREA — The North Fork and Oakhurst Head Start preschool programs are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Head Start provides a free, high quality preschool program for income-eligible children and families. School will begin on Aug. 17, so call now to schedule an appointment to apply. For the 2016-17 program year, your child must turn three ...

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Concerned About Security? Free Class Will Help

OAKHURST — When it comes to our home networks or online security, we tend to bury our heads in the sand. If you don’t think about it, you’re safe, right? Wrong! Brian Casey of ComTech and Jennifer Moss of Moss Web Works are teaming up to give a free community class on the best tech security practices, in your home ...

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In Loving Memory Of Vivian Ann Puhn Moulton

In Loving Memory — Vivian Ann Puhn Moulton was born on Sept. 17, 1943 in Fowler, California. Growing up, Vivian and her family lived in many locations throughout California. Daughter of U.S. Forest Supervisor Walter Puhn, Vivian and her mother, also Vivian, along with two sisters, Tressie and Susan, and brother, John, lived in La Mesa, Del Mar, Dinkey Creek, and ...

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Give A Priceless Gift – Become A Hospice Volunteer

Written by Nicki Tempesta — MOUNTAIN AREA — Hinds Hospice is currently recruiting Patient Volunteers in the Coarsegold/Oakhurst and surrounding areas. The mission of Hinds Hospice is to uphold the dignity and ease the suffering of the terminally ill while supporting loved ones, and those who are grieving. At Hinds Hospice, we provide care in remote areas that are not ...

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Dorothy Mae Ewing

In Loving Memory — Dorothy Mae Ewing was born December 17, 1928, in Sanderson, Texas, to parents, Bruce and Lavon Burnett. She was the oldest of five children. Dorothy died peacefully in her sleep on the Lords Day, July 17, 2016. She was 87. Dorothy will be deeply missed by her children Joe, Shirley and husband Rick, Dan, Jim and ...

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IRS Warns Of Surge In Phone Scams

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to stay vigilant against an increase of IRS impersonation scams in the form of automated calls and new tactics from scammers demanding tax payments on iTunes and other gift cards. The IRS has seen an increase in “robo-calls” where scammers leave urgent callback requests through the phone telling taxpayers to call ...

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Orientation For New K-12 Independent Study

MOUNTAIN AREA — Yosemite Unified School District is offering a K-12 hybrid independent study program through Yosemite Falls Education Center. Interested families are invited to an orientation night at John Muir Academy on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. The District will provide a program overview, intake procedures, and address questions from those who are present. Questions? Call the registrar for alternative education: Lawnna Porter ...

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PG&E Offers Debris Removal At Epicenter Of Tree Mortality Crisis

SAN FRANCISCO — As woody debris piles up from dead trees killed by drought and bark beetle infestation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has launched an expanded debris management program to support its customers in 10 counties severely impacted by California’s growing tree mortality emergency. PG&E is offering the expanded debris removal program to customers in Kern, Tulare, Fresno, Madera, ...

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